Georgia Southern Eagles vs. UCF Knights ATS Prediction


The Georgia Southern Eagles (6-2) travel to CFE Federal Credit Union Arena to meet the UCF Knights (7-2). The Eagles will try to continue their five-game winning streak. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, and can be seen on ESPN 3.

Georgia Southern Eagles vs. UCF Knights ATS Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Knights were victorious over the Rider Broncs 84-70, while the Eagles had no trouble getting past the Carver College Cougars 139-51.

Georgia Southern dominated every facet of the game. They had a turnover percentage of 8.3 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 45.9. Carver College had marks of 29.9 and 14.9, respectively, for those same stats. The Knights, meanwhile, had a much better free throw rate (0.424 vs. 0.130) and had a much better turnover percentage (12.2 vs. 17.6). Collin Smith led the way for UCF, contributing 14 points and 13 rebounds. Georgia Southern was lifted by Quan Jackson, who put up 25 points, nine rebounds and eight steals.

UCF figures to have the edge on the defensive side of the ball. Since the 2017-18 season, the Knights rank seventh in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.450), while Georgia Southern is 192nd in effective field goal percentage (0.512).

Georgia Southern vs. UCF Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Ucf, ATS Winner – Georgia Southern, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • UCF averages 35.9 rebounds per game, which ranks 22nd in the nation. Georgia Southern ranks 246th in rebounds allowed per game (37.8).
  • The Knights rank 148th in assists per game (11.2) while the Eagles rank 247th (10.6).
  • Georgia Southern ranks 12th in steals allowed per game (4.4) while UCF ranks 35th (6.1).
  • The Eagles rank 126th in three pointers attempted per game (22.8) while the Knights rank 257th (17.1).
  • UCF ranks eighth in blocks per game (3.9) while Georgia Southern ranks 128th in blocks allowed per game (3.4).